Spintronics and exchange engineering in coupled quantum dots

Jean Pierre Leburton, Satyadev Nagaraja, Philippe Matagne, Richard M. Martin

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Abstract

By combining advanced device modeling with computational physics, microscopic changes in quantum many-body interactions of quantum dots are described as a function of macroscopic device parameters without a priori assumption on the confining potential. In planar coupled quantum dot structures, spin control can be achieved by modulating exchange interaction with an external gate as in conventional field effect transistors. These new features, coupled with recent advances in quantum dot physics constitute the basic ingredients for a solid state technology for quantum information processing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)485-489
Number of pages5
JournalMicroelectronics Journal
Volume34
Issue number5-8
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2003

Keywords

  • Coupled quantum dots
  • Nanostructures
  • Spintronics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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